Joy-Anna Duggar Gives Birth to BIGGEST Duggar Baby Yet!

Back in February, Joy-Anna Duggar welcomed her first child, a boy named Gideon Forsyth.

Joy-Anna happily shared her joyous news with fans, and her family assured Duggar nation that the new mom was resting comfortably at home.

But it wasn't until Monday night's episode of Counting On that fans learned certain key details about the process of welcoming Gideon into the world.

For one, the boy is quite large -- the largest Duggar yet, in fact.

On top of that, Joy's delivery was far from easy, and fans watched with bated breath as the entire process unfolded in one of the most dramatic episodes of Counting On to date ...

1. The Happy Family

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Joy got pregnant almost immediately after marrying Austin Forsyth, and the young lovebirds are now parents to a bouncing baby boy.

2. Say Hello to Gideon

Gideon at 2 months
Gideon Martyn Forsyth entered the world on February 23 at 3:39 p.m. But it was the stats having to do with his size that really left fans impressed.

3. One Big Baby

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Gideon tipped the scales at an impressive 10 pounds, 3 ounces on the day of his birth. And it seems welcoming the large lad into the world was no easy feat.

4. A Complicated Pregnancy

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Joy-Anna experienced complications throughout her pregnancy, and we now know that Gideon's birth was a long and difficult one.

5. A Change In Plans

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Joy originally planned to give birth at home with the help of a midwife, as is customary among Duggar women.

6. Calling an Audible

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She was forced to welcome her child in a hospital, however, after learning that baby Gideon was breach.
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